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Fri, Jun 07

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Vancouver

Reading Palestine Together

Monthly meetings that discuss recent books on Palestine. The group meets to discuss and converse findings and learnings.

Reading Palestine Together
Reading Palestine Together

Time & Location

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Jun 07, 2024, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Vancouver, 803 E 16th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 2V7, Canada

About the event

If you want to join a group of people with some knowledge about the Israeli-Palestinian context, and you are looking for current conversations about recent books that discuss various aspects of the Question of PAlestine from a global and inter/National perspective, then this is for you. 

It is prefereble to have a small group in order to enable constructive conversations. You do not have to commite to all of the sessions, but you are encouraged to do so.  

Rough program per session

5.30 Social Gathering where we share a light bite and drinks 

6.00 Discussion is facilitated about a book 

7.30 bring conversation to a closing with special emphasis on application

8.00 Programs ends. 

List of suggested books (up for change by group) 

  • February 9th - Decolonizing Palestine by Mitri Raheb 
  • March 15th - Greater than the Sum of our Parts by Nada Elias 
  • April 12th - Canada as a Settler Colony and the Question of Palestine
  • May 24th - Attempting a Theological Conversation between Palestinian and North American Indigenous Understanding of Land - by Shadia Qubti (MA Thesis paper)
  • June 7th - Call and Commitment by Naim Ateek 

There is one copy of the book available at the church. Contact community engagement coordinator to discuss possible borrowing (community@tgucvan.com).  

Recommended purchase location in Vancouver: 

Massy books (229 E Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1Z6)  

  • Decolonizing Palestine (1  copy available with CEA, Massy Books does not have book in stock, takes about 7 day waiting) 
  • Greater than the Sum of our Parts ( 2 copies available with CEA) - (2 available in Massy Books Stock)
  • Canada as a Settler Colony and the Question of Palestine (1 book available with CEA, 3 available in Massy Books Stock)
  • Attempting a Theological Conversation between Palestinian and North American Indigenous Understanding of Land - by Shadia Qubti (MA Thesis paper). (Electronic pdf with possibility of printing a copy upon request)
  • Call and Commitment by Naim Ateek (1 copy available with CEA, Massy book does not have stock and will take 21 days to arrive)   

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